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Doctor’s Are Warning Girls That This Viral Beauty Trick Is Actually Dangerous

Don't try this at home!
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If you don’t follow beauty vlogger Farah Dhukai on Instagram you’re really missing out! Her makeup tutorials and beauty hacks are next level… except for maybe this one. A while ago she shared a trick to get rid of eye bags and since it’s gone viral, health professionals have had to come forward and warn people against it!

Farah says that her trick for banishing dark circles is using a paste of turmeric and buttermilk under her eyes. 
Dr. Mark Jacquot, clinical director at LensCrafters, says that it could have the opposite reaction of what’s promised!

“The skin around your eyes is particularly sensitive and can be prone to allergic reactions, irritation, or other injuries. Even non-toxic ingredients that are safe to eat can cause irritation around the eye,” he says “For example, you can eat a jalapeño pepper, but you wouldn’t want to put it near your eye or rub your eyes after cooking or handling them.” 

Ingredients used in cosmetics are heavily regulated around the world and tumeric hasn’t been approved for a reason. 

However, some girls are swearing by it and say they’ve been doing it for years with no adverse effects… All we’re gonna say is PLEASE DON’T TRY THIS ONE AT HOME!

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